Sanday Soulka


'Muckin'Aboot in May' has come to a close...... Many thanks to all who were involved in making it another jam-packed Soulka weekend to remember.

From the Folk Festival concert through talks, walks, Dolphin rescues, open studios, plant sales to Molly's 5km Race for Life we hoped you all had a great time - we know we did!




Soulka..... the meaning :

A word recorded by Jakob Jakobsen, the Faroese scholar who visited Orkney to collect words over a hundred years ago. It is listed in Gregor Lamb’s book ‘Hid kam intae words’, where the meaning is given as ‘the circle of the horizon as far as can be seen’. We have extended this meaning to include our cultural as well as geographical horizon.



The Soulka Man - created by W McArthur


For the dates and main events so far, for our sixth year of Soulka weekends, please check 2016 SOULKAS in left hand column.




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